Sep 18, 2012 12:00pm PDT
the united states on top of a modified 747. and on friday it will fly above the bay area before making its way to southern california. cate caugurian gives us a preview from a place that had a big role in the shuttle program. >> ames research center i gave us a special view into space with the help of a former astronaut. >> it will go through the atmosphere and slow down on your way to the kennedy space center to land. it is quite a thrilling thing. >> record one of the five cylinders that astronauts use before going into space. the research center work closely with the nasa space shuttle program, developing different types of technologies like to teach field for several space missions. >> we played a good part in making the shuttle happened, that is the most important thing and we're not through yet. i think that we will see humans on mars in the 2013 s. the same technology that we are talking about, new inventions will come. >> helping to train astronauts to get safely out of routes orbit and back on land. we're told that these vertical motion simulators are made to scale and they are as
Sep 25, 2012 12:00pm PDT
among our united nations. >> the president also said that the united states will do whatever it takes to stop i ran from developing nuclear weapons to regional we believe that there's time and space to resolve this through diplomacy. but that time is not unlimited. >> republicans are criticizing the president for not holding meetings with foreign leaders vowed he is here. the white house says that the president speaks to heads of state on a regular basis. republican presidential nominee mitt romney delivered his own foreign-policy address across town at the clinton global initiatives. >> if there's one thing we learned in this election season it is that a few words from bill clinton can demand a lot of good. >> mitt romney said that he wants to change the u.s. foreign aid system, requiring countries that take development money to remove trade barriers and allow u.s. investments. >> we will couple need with trade in private investment and partnerships to empower individuals, in courage innovators, and rework entrepeneurs. >> mitt romney said that these reforms could bring stability to
Sep 6, 2012 12:00pm PDT
, this is the 100th year of immune system, it was the first public transportation system in the united states starting in 1912, great foresight by the people and the leadership of san fransisco to establish public transportation here. >> can you give us a quick little jingle before the next beach comes on? space shuttle ♪ >> 7 competitors today and will try to take out the reigning champion of the fortnight annual cable car competition, coming up at 5:00 and 6:00 we had to livermore, wine country, we will be talking about the rain yesterday and if it affected the harvest. >> we hear that you are a judge, what you're looking for in the winter? >> a great wrist. it is all in the rest. >> thank you. an east bay woman is changing the way students see themselves and breaking stereotypes in the process, as kate kelly reports, this week's jefferson award winner is helping make college dreams come true. >> when i walk into a room, the word " scientist " is not close to mind when people see me. >> she is used to surprising people, she has a ph.d. in neuroscience from uc-berkeley, something she could
Sep 21, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. easy to deal with no seeds and that is why they're the most popular ones is in the united states. >> and back one more time to the big historic moment that happened right here in the bay area. the space shuttle endeavor farewell fly over. the famous spacecraft made low- level passes over bay area landmarks including the golden gate bridge and moffett field. the shuttle is about to finish its journey in los angeles where it will spend his retirement in a museum. >> we have new video of that shuttle over the hollywood sign. how cool is that? its final trip began florida in wednesday and stopped in houston and made it out to california yesterday and then you can catch all the highlights on eyewitness news tonight at 5:00. right now if you want to check it out, cbs sf .com, lots of pictures on facebook and twitter as well. >> that is a rap for us. the news at noon, have a great weekend.